In the News Archive

Owner of northern Wisconsin radio stations dies

A broadcaster with two radio stations in northern Wisconsin has died. Stephen Marks was President and CEO of The Marks Media Group. He died May 11 at the age of 72. Marks Media Group owns five television stations and 14…

We see now why conventions matter

For the past couple of years, the pandemic has forced many of our interpersonal activities onto platforms like Zoom or Teams. While these platforms existed prior to the pandemic, they definitely allowed us to keep in touch with clients, family,…

Be an ‘I’ll Do It’ person

Of the thousands of “How to Succeed in Business” books, mine would be the shortest. One chapter, three words: “I’ll do it.” If you want to succeed, it’s that simple. Be an “I’ll do it” person. I’ve seen evidence time…

Springtime means renewal for your WBA

This spring is a spring we’ve been waiting for for such an oh so long time. Since 2020, we’ve been waiting for the day when we could bring back our beloved in-person events. These events are about more than just…

WBA Awards Gala photos available now

Thank you to everybody to came to the WBA Awards Gala to celebrate the great work broadcasters did in 2021. It was a great event!   We now have photos from the event to share with you. Here’s a sampling:…

WBA slate of officers, directors announced

The WBA Nominating Committee has set a slate of officers and directors for consideration by the WBA general membership. As provided by WBA by-laws, Lupita Montoto, La Movida Radio, Madison, the current WBA Vice Chair and Chair-Elect, will automatically be…

Walker Broadcast Management Institute returns to UW campus

The Walker Broadcast Management Institute returned to the UW Madsion campus in April after a two-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s instructors were Steve King on leadership, Moses Altsech on customer service, and Tom Walker on financial…